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Steve Shuler

Steve Shuler
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A long-time foodie, Steve started his career as a news producer with FOX16 News. In addition to his work on Rock City Eats, Steve is the host of the Little Rock Foodcast, a podcast covering Little Rock food. He has also served as food writer for Sync Weekly. Steve and his family have lived in the Little Rock area for 10 years.

It’s spring break this week, and there’s not much happening around Little Rock’s food scene, so we’ll keep this brief. First, if you’re stuck in town this week, South on Main wants to make it a bit easier on your family. All this week, kids ages 12 and under eat …




After roughly five years in business, Izard Chocolate in Hillcrest is closing up shop. Owner Nathaniel Izard launched a first-of-its-kind chocolate business in 2014, focusing first on dark chocolate bars before launching a line of dark chocolate caramels and roasted coffee. Izard Chocolate’s last day will be this Saturday, March …




Rebel Kettle Brewing Company has a busy week ahead, starting with its 4:30 Thursday release of Season of Sin Saison. Season of Sin is a strong 7.2 percent ABV farmhouse-style ale with notes of citrus and Belgian spices. It is dry but easy to finish off. Then on Saturday, Rebel …




Yesterday’s Mardi Gras celebration means crawfish season has officially arrived at The Faded Rose. For decades now, the David family at The Faded Rose has used the annual celebration to kick off its weekly crawfish special, which will run through the spring. Each order gets a heaping pile of crawfish, …




For whatever reason, whether it’s a restaurant’s small size, out-of-the-way location, or just a lack of publicity, some places tend to fall under the radar with a larger audience. This Rock City Eats series takes a look at these Underrated Places. The restaurant: Taqueria Jalisco’z isn’t the restaurant or the …




This week in Central Arkansas’ beer scene starts today at Lost Forty Brewing, where the brew team is releasing its newly dubbed High Praise Belgian-style Tripel. Lost Forty says this is a beer-lovers brew that eschews trendy ingredients and techniques in favor of a style that’s been around for centuries. …




With owner Richard Glasgow’s return from his annual one-month sabbatical in Thailand, kBird is open again and is making some changes going forward. The changes have to do with the dinner service. kBird will no longer be open for dinner Monday through Wednesday evenings as it has been for the …




The Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Tuesday night inducted three more restaurants into its ranks and recognized an East Arkansas restaurateur who has kept her restaurant running for more than 40 years. Craig Brothers Café (better known as Craig’s Bar-B-Que) of Devall’s Bluff, Keeney’s Food Market of Malvern, and Burge’s …




Rebel Kettle Brewing Company has a new canned release slated to make its debut this week. On Friday, Rebel Kettle is releasing 2019 Spring Cleanin’ in four-packs. (Update: due to the labels being delayed, this release has been delayed until Thursday, March 7) Spring Cleanin’ is a hazy imperial IPA brewed with …




Little Rock Soup Sunday, arguably the most popular winter food festival in Little Rock, is back this weekend. This is the 38th year for the event, which features soups and snacks from dozens of Little Rock restaurants. This year’s featured chef is Jeff Owen of Ciao Baci in Hillcrest. He’ll …




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